Here is my last scientific abstract posting for today. The paper was already presented in May at UDay IX.
Creating Awareness for Efficient Energy Use in Smart Homes
T. Rist, S. Wendzel, M. Masoodian, P. Monigatti, E. André
In Proc. Zusammenfassung der Beiträge zum Usability Day IX,
Feuerstein Gerhild, Ritter Walter (Hrsg.), pp. 162-168, 2011.
Energy advisory services are designed to help habitants of smart homes to learn about their consumption patterns and eventually save and use energy more efficiently. In this paper we sketch some ideas for energy advisory services and present a layered software architecture that facilitates the integration of systems for power metering, home automation, and user interface technologies.
Keywords: building automation, ambient assisted living, usability, energy awareness